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523 objects
F1932.61

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 58:1-4

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Mujadila (the Pleading woman) 58: part of 1and 2, one column, 3 lines of text with two lines in illuminated title- bands; verso: sura 58:2-4, one column, 7 lines; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white headings in thuluth script, the word “Allah” in …

F1932.60

Folio from a selection of the Qur’an, sura 29:46

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: blank; verso: Sura al-Ankabut ( the Spider) 29:46; one column, 3 lines of text with two lines in illuminated title- bands, Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white headings in thuluth script; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation; one of a group of …

F1932.59

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 33:26-30

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al- Ahzab (the Combined forces) 33: part of verse 26, verses 27-29, and a few phrases of 30, recto begins with “wa qadhafa”, one column, 7 lines of text; verso: sura 33: 30, verso begins with “minkunna”, an inscribed shamsa in gold and blue …

F1932.57

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 34:50-54

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Saba’ (Sheba) 34: part of 50-52, recto begins with ” ‘ila rabbi”; verso: sura 34: 52, 53, and part of 54, verso begins with “lahuma”; Arabic in dark brown “eastern kufic (New Style)” script; illuminated rosette verse markers; marginal verse marker containing the word …

F1932.55

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 34:54; sura 35:1-3

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura Fatir (Originator), sura 35: parts of verse 2 and 3, verso begins with “lahu-min”; left-hand half recto: Sura Saba (Sheba), sura 34: part of verse 54, recto begins with “yashtahun”, illuminated title band with marginal palmette projection, Sura Fatir (Originator), sura 35:1; Arabic in black “eastern …

F1932.48

Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: text: Poem of the contentment of heart and soul; verso: illustration and text, Prince entertained on a terrace

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Detached folio from a bound copy of Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (F1932.45) with selections from the work of Ibn Yamin, Omar Khayyam, and Nizami in the margins; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: two columns, 9 lines, and marginal verses; verso: illustration and text, Prince entertained on a terrace; one of a …

F1932.47

Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece; verso: text, poem of spiritual love and moral rectitude

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1932.47

Detached folio from a bound copy of Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (F1932.45) with selections from the work of Ibn Yamin, Omar Khayyam, and Nizami in the margins; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece with facing folio (F 1932.46), 6 lines of text; verso: two …